- The co-producers shall be residents or registered companies on the territory of one of the coproducing countries.
- Creative, artistic and technical participation must be proportional to the financial participation of each co-producer (at least 1 creative personnel, 1 lead actor, 1 supporting actor and 1 technician; a leading performer shall be counterbalanced by no less than 2 qualified technicians).
- Artistic and technical staff involved in the film must be nationals or permanent residents of either Germany or Luxembourg, or must be nationals of a state of the EU or of the EEA. The participation of third-party country performers or technicians is permitted, subject to agreement between the competent authorities of both countries.
- A participation of not less than 20% may be limited to a financial contribution alone, subject to joint approval of both coproducing countries.